Black & Decker GKC3630L 36v Cordless Chainsaw 300mm
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Black & Decker GKC3630L 36v Cordless Chainsaw 300mm
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Battery AH Explained
The best way to describe battery amp hour is that this is effectively the size of your fuel tank, the more amp hours your battery has then the longer the battery will last between charges. More amp hours does not increase the power of a given tool.
Battery Voltage Explained
A tool with a higher voltage than another is a bit like choosing an engine in a car, the higher voltage will generally mean higher power & performance. As with cars though a bigger engine does not always translate to better performance so it is important to compare the specifications of tools at different voltages between different manufacturers.
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Bought to replace my old mains 12inch B&D chainsaw. This battery version clearly wins as no trailing leads etc but does lose in terms of its power. The battery version does a great job lopping branches up to 10cm diameter but struggles with branches bigger than this. The build quality looks very good, with a nice oregon chain and bar and the 'no tools' chain tensioning a big plus. Battery life is reasonable (around 30min continuous use for me) and charging is quite fast but a second battery would be ideal if longer jobs are planned. So far so good and hope it matches the 30 years my old B&D chain saw lasted.
Very pleased with this product. Good, efficient cutting and light and easy to handle. A full charge can easily provide two wheelbarrow loads of small logs for a wood burning stove. We already had the Black & Decker 36V strimmer (also very good), so quite advantageous to share the two batteries. A bit plasticky, probably wouldn't stand up to professional use, but fine for domestic purposes.
Pleasantly surprised at the performance, obviously cannot be compared to a powerful petrol chainsaw, but is really convenient for any small jobs. Light to handle, just switch on and go. i got a second battery and because of the short charge time it is possible to get virtually continuous use. only reservation i have is there is no chain brake,perhaps less necessary with a cordless electric saw.
A solid bit of kit.When first used i thought this is a bit limp compared to my corded chainsaw but nevertheless it cut a full wheelbarrow of 3 inch logs on less than half a charge. chainsaws can be dangerous to use but with this one i felt very very safe and would not argue if my wife wanted to use it! at my suggestion one of my buddies bought one as well and he is still talking to me !.
Just purchased this chain saw and at the moment i am very impressed. Have been cutting 3" fence stobs and branches from a felled beech tree and have averaged around 100 cuts per charge. To early to verify reliability but first impressions are brilliant. Quiet, light ,quick battery charge time and no fumes.
I have used this for a couple of weeks and was expecting to be disappointed, but i was pleasantly surprised with the performance. I have 3 batteries and it lasts long enough for what i need - e.G a whole afternoon in the woods. I cut through a couple of 18 inch chestnut logs without a problem. You don't get the fumes or the noise which is a great bonus, and it does not seem as dangerous as a petrol chainsaw due to the lower power. I would definitely recommend for occasional or light chainsaw users, if you want more, get more batteries.
Very disappointed as the run time is about 15 minutes and this is with soft wood. Would have preferred my money back but the supplier stepped back and said nothing to do with us as this is a technical issue--contact B&D under warranty. B&D suggested charging and re-charging may increase run time. So far there is little improvement. B&D have offered to have the product tested by its warranty agent. The problem is that performance data is difficult to translate into reality. It may be that I expect too much based on sales advertising hype. However other reviewers seem pleased. My use is domestic and have used chainsaws for decades. My ten year old Bosch cable chainsaw has amazing performance but the cable is always a problem--especially up a tree! I also have a B&D battery hedge trimmer which is fantastic---I am worn out before the battery discharges. Welcome any feed back as it seems I may be stuck with a very expensive mistake.
Customer Questions & Answers
Q : I have an older B&D strimmer with a 36v lion rechargeable battery similar to this. It is a BL2036 battery not BL20362. Is this interchangeable with this chainsaw?
A : I can confirm that your Black and Decker 36v Li-ion battery will be compatible with this chainsaw.
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This product carries a full 2 year manufacturers warranty covering both faulty materials and faulty workmanship, it does not cover general wear and tear or damage, batteries, blades, bulbs and other consumables. In the unlikely event of a fault the item returned is subject to fair wear & tear and must not have been used beyond the scope of it's design. Some manufacturers will offer a direct repair or replacement service (as applicable) which will often resolve your problem more quickly. We will exchange or refund within the first 30 days if a manufacturers fault is found with this product. Thereafter a repair or exchange as appropriate will be offered. After the first year any warranty claims should be resolved with the manufacturer directly. To claim the full warranty a registration form may need to be completed - please check the paperwork enclosed with this product when purchased.
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